The WEP Mission

The Water Equipment and Policy Center (WEP) is the research engine that drives innovation in North America's water industry. Located in Milwaukee, the crossroad of Wisconsin's water hub, WEP serves as a catalyst for synergizing the region's assets to create the next generation of products and processes and advance the water industry.

WEP’s industry members direct world renown university scientists and their teams of graduate students and postdocs to pursue promising research that address their most important business challenges.  Member companies benefit with access to royalty-free licensing of breakthrough technologies that drive innovation and competitive advantages.